Free Press Journal
  • Six die in house collapse

    Ballari: Six persons died and three others were injured when their house collapsed at Kottur village in the district today.

  • Saharangpur clashes

    Father of Kashmir violence is now for dialogue

    Srinagar:  The man considered the architect of the insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir now says that the only road to peace lies in a peaceful dialogue.

  • Newspaper, agency employees pay tributes to Manisana Singh

    New Delhi: The Confederation of Newspaper and News Agency Employees’ Organisations today condoled the demise of Rajkumar Manisana Singh, chairman of the 1995 wage board for journalists and non-journalists, and hailed his role in ensuring “just wages”.

  • 11 crore accounts opened under Jan Dhan Yojana: Modi

    New Delhi The government has exceeded its target of opening bank accounts before time under its flagship scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ and opened around 11 crore accounts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday.

  • Narendra Modi

    Modi’s poll pitch in Delhi; targets ‘anarchist’ Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Kickstarting BJP’s poll campaign for Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wooed voters with a host of promises as he singled out ‘anarchist’ AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for attack and asked voters to punish him for “wasting” one year.

  • Playing catch helps elderlies improve balance

    Washington: The elderly can improve their balance and prevent falls with a simple training exercise of catching a weighted medicine ball, a study says.

  • Al Qaeda

    Yemeni Al Qaeda claims French magazine attack

    Paris: Al Qaeda’s Yemeni arm has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the shooting was an operation to teach the French the limits of freedom of expression, a media report said Saturday.

  • Paris Shooting

    Ex- informant says sleeper cells in West to launch fresh attacks

    Washington: A former Danish motorcycle gangster who helped the U.S. catch Al Qaeda’s top leader Anwar Al-Awlaki by becoming a double agent has said that the Charlie Hebdo massacre shows that various terrorist sleeper cells are positioned around West to launch fresh attacks.

  • China

    Over 3 million online pornographic files deleted in China

    Beijing: Over 10,000 websites or pages were shut down and three million pornographic files were deleted from internet in China last year as part of a drive to “clean” the country’s online space.

  • Soybean

    Salt tolerance gene in soybean identified

    Melbourne: Researchers have identified a gene that could enable soybean increase its tolerance of soil salinity. The gene GmSALT3 is associated with salt tolerance that could lead to potential improvement of soybean, the researchers said.

  • NASA_Mars_Opportunity_Rover

    Mars Opportunity Rover climbs highest peak Cape Tribulation

    Washington: NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover has conquered its highest peak in its long mission despite suffering “amnesia,” it has been reported. To commemorate the event, the wheeled robot snapped a stunning panorama of the view from atop “Cape Tribulation” and photographed the American flag printed on its robotic arm, Discovery News reported.

  • Statins as effective for women as men for cutting heart disease, stroke risk

    London: Statins are not just good for men, as a new study has shown that they also helps slash risk of heart disease or stroke in women. According to a research, which studied data from 27 trials featuring 46,675 female and 127,474 male patients found that statins, which work by lowering “bad” cholesterol, cut the risk of death for both sexes, the Daily Express reported.

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    Woman gave birth to baby just hour after learning about pregnancy

    Washington: A woman recently gave birth to a baby girl just an hour after learning about her pregnancy, it has been reported. Katherine Kropas had no idea she was pregnant with a 10-pound baby until an hour before she gave birth, ABC News reported.